My Walking Stick - Jim Byrnes
Track Listing
  1. Ol' Rattler
  2. Walk on Boy
  3. My Walking Stick
  4. Lookin' for a Love
  5. Ophelia
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  1. Ol' Rattler
  2. Walk on Boy
  3. My Walking Stick
  4. Lookin' for a Love
  5. Ophelia
  6. Talk in Circles
  7. Three Shots
  8. Lonely Blue Boy (Danny's Song)
  9. Drown in My Own Tears
  10. I'm Living off the Love You Give
  11. What Are They Doing in Heaven Today?
  12. I Want My Crown
  13. One Life (Creole Poetry)
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It's impossible to say whether the St. Louis born and raised Byrnes would have found more success in the States had he stayed there than in Vancouver, where he moved a few decades ago and remains as of this recording's 2009 release. Like fellow countryman Colin Linden and the Band (whose "Ophelia" he covers here), Byrnes assimilates a variety of Americana influences, filters them through his grizzled, often spiritually based viewpoint, and delivers a wonderfully diverse disc, surely the equal of, and arguably better than, ...

My Walking Stick 2009, Black Hen Music

UPC: 775020936423

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